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The Spodek Law Group understands how delicate high-profile cases can be, and has a strong track record of getting positive outcomes. Our lawyers service a clientele that is nationwide. With offices in both LA and NYC, and cases all across the country - Spodek Law Group is a top tier law firm.

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DEA Doctor Investigations Lawyers

By Spodek Law Group | March 18, 2022
(Last Updated On: July 28, 2023)

Last Updated on: 28th July 2023, 07:19 pm

So, imagine you’re a healthcare provider and bang, the DEA shows up unannounced for a “routine audit”. They start sifting through papers and asking questions. Even with the simplest misunderstanding, they could find something that leads them to believe you’re in violation of the Controlled Substances Act. Such an investigation by the DEA could mean your DEA registration gets yanked, which spells bad news like losing your medical license or even criminal prosecution. Now, that’s some kind of surprise party, right?

That’s why it’s essential to get a seasoned DEA defense attorney, like the ones at Spodek Law Group. With them, you get experts who’ve seen all sorts of DEA investigations and can help healthcare providers sidestep potential DEA issues.

What Triggers a DEA Physician Investigation?

When the feds execute routine checks, they’re not just auditing for fun. They’re on the prowl for any signs of foul play. Anything out of the ordinary, like a high number of patients traveling far distances to see you, having unusual opening hours, or conducting cash transactions usually billed via insurance could spark an inquiry.

Mix these peculiarities with poor record-keeping of patients, prescriptions, or a notably high volume of prescriptions for controlled substances, and you may well find yourself smack bang in the middle of a DEA investigation.

The Long Arm of Federal Healthcare Law: DEA on the Prowl

The Spodek Law Group knows the ins and outs of DEA audits. They know how the DEA can switch its major focus from dealers and traffickers to healthcare providers, potentially implicated in drug diversion and trafficking. In fact, in 2021 alone, they slapped charges against over 50 healthcare providers.

That’s why when DEA administrative audits come knocking, physicians should have a seasoned lawyer like those at Spodek Law Group by their side. They know the game and make a fierce ally, pushing back against any alleged misconduct.

Rolling the Dice: When the DEA Decides to Run an Audit

The DEA might just decide to run a routine check every couple of years. But occasionally, they drop an unannounced audit on you if they think you’re flouting federal laws. The DEA has its antennas up for only a handful of red flags, and Spodek Law Group can help you address them.

Firstly, if you dispense inordinate amounts of prescriptions for controlled substances or serve a noticeable number of out-of-state patients, DEA inspectors might find their way to your door. Moreover, unusual protocols or an unusually high number of out-of-state patients could also signal potential drug diversion and drug trafficking.

The Impromptu DEA Administrative Audit: What to Do?

Surprise visits from the DEA offer zero forewarning. That’s why you need a plan in hand. Always remember that the DEA is a law enforcement agency, and anything you say to them can potentially be held against you.

So, the smart strategy is to have a DEA audit attorney from Spodek Law Group speak to them on your behalf if you do ever get audited. Remember, you have rights, and one of them is to refuse an audit without a warrant. Unless the DEA has a traditional search warrant or your express permission, they cannot perform an audit.

Sure, refusal could rouse suspicion and they could still seek a search warrant afterward, but asserting this right can buy you some precious preparation time. Don’t forget to keep Todd Spodek on dial; he and his team are ready to defend your rights and interests against any allegations, and they’ll bring battle-hardened experience on the field, just like in the courtroom.

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